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Aiguille du Midi - Le 3842

) #12 of 179 Restaurants in Chamonix ££ - £££ French
Sommet de l'Aiguille du Midi | Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 55 82 23
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Sommet de l'Aiguille du Midi | Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi, 74400, Chamonix, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a great experience, a gourmet dining experience at the highest restaurant in Europe. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful. The food was beautifully prepared and presented and the quality was excellent. A little pricy, but well worth it. I highly recommend adding...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We visited this on 11th June 2017. It is a cosy little restaurant in the same block after you disembark the Aiguille du Midi cable car stage 2, i.e before you cross the bridge to the other side. It was freezing cold outside and it...More

Thank sjt49dtt
Marine P, Responsable relations clients at Aiguille du Midi - Le 3842, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, It gives us great pleasure to read your feedback ! We are very happy that you had such a good experience in our cafeteria even if you take only croissant and coffee. Thank you for your recommendations. We look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

This was simply the best. A total surprise in a place full of tourists where they could dictate almost any price but they don't. A superb lunch for 32.50 euros for the two course Formule and worth every penny. Beauitfully prepared and presented and a...More

Thank Scowie60
Marine P, Responsable relations clients at Aiguille du Midi - Le 3842, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello We are very happy to learn of your recommendation of our restaurant "Le 3842". It is a pleasure to see that you note that our menu is not to expensve indeed we cook with fresh products. A big thank you to have taken the...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

To our surprise there was a small restaurant at the top of the mountain. It is beautiful small restaurant sitting of about 30appox people. We had a nice Three course meal. It was cooked out of local ingredients and flavours. We nice experience.More

Thank Sachin1558
Marine R, Attaché commercial at Aiguille du Midi - Le 3842, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hello, It gives us great pleasure to read your feedback We are very happy that you had such a good experience in Restaurant 3842, Thank you for your recommendations. Rest assured that the restaurant team will be informed of them. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Our inlaws surprised us - as they had reserved a table at Le 3842 - for a family lunch when we visited Chamonix and took the lift up to the Aiguille du Midi. You definitely need to reserve in advance - and you should -...More

Thank Marianne S
Marine R, Attaché commercial at Aiguille du Midi - Le 3842, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hello, Thank you for your feedback and your rating. We are very happy that you have had a good experience in our restaurant and that you appreciated the "escargot aux morilles", it will be a pleasure to see you again.... Rest assured that the restaurant...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

I've been going to Chamonix for years, but had never eaten at this place at the summit of the Aiguille du Midi. Very small, but the staff was quite friendly. The Savoyard fare was wonderful.

Thank SkiBumBob
Marine R, Responsable commercial at Aiguille du Midi - Le 3842, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Dear SkiBumBob, Many thanks for your feedback. We're glad to know that you specially liked the Savoyard fare. We hope to see you soon again, Best regards, Hélène S. Attachée Commerciale

Reviewed 11 February 2017

The restaurant offers amazing view of the mountain peaks and the valley below. Food is decent but like all places overly pricedMore

Thank vinayk362
Marine R, Responsable commercial at Aiguille du Midi - Le 3842, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Dear vinayk362, Thanks for your feedback. We're glad to know you appreciate the view from l'aiguille du Midi. But, did you eat at the restaurant or at the cafeteria ? I'm a little bit surprised about your opinon on our food. Kinds regards, Hélène S....More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had some sandwiches here which were overprized and really not that good. Anyone wishing to go up better take their own lunch and sit somewhere outside to enjoy the view.More

Thank Aernout Z
Marine R, Responsable commercial at Aiguille du Midi - Le 3842, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Dear Aernout, Thanks for your feedback. I'm sorry but the cafétéria Summit and the 3842 restaurant aren't the same establishment. However, please note that our sandwiches are made with fresh products. Moreover, we have some constraints related to the site of the aiguille du Midi...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Good vibe, friendly service and great coffee. Oh and did I mention the view ? Amazing! The desserts looked awesome and I wish I could have stretched my self to indulge

Thank carol c
Marine R, Responsable commercial at Aiguille du Midi - Le 3842, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Dear Carol, Thanks for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your meal and especially the desserts. We hope you could test them next time ;-) Best regards, Hélène S. Attachée Commerciale

Reviewed 4 January 2017

MAKE A RESERVATION!!!! While we were there at noontime, we watched so many people turned away at the door as the place only has a few tables and maxes out at 26 people. So make a reservation before you go!!! We were surprised at the...More

Thank RIT17
Marine R, Responsable commercial at Aiguille du Midi - Le 3842, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Dear RIT17, Thank you for your feedback. It's a pleasure to read your comment. You described the place very well and we're glad you enjoyed your meal. Best regards, Hélène S. Attachée Commerciale

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Hedley W
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Response from philmatous | Reviewed this property |
It's very easy and quick to get to the top. Just move directly from the first cable car that stops at 7,200 feet to the second car that takes you to 13,000 feet. The whole trip to the top from ground level is 25 minutes at... More
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Response from philmatous | Reviewed this property |
I doubt that you need a reservation because 1) it's not cheap (about 45 - 50 Euro per person plus wine) and 2) most people choose the much less expensive coffee and roll cafeteria also at the top of Aiguille du Midi. To get... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$54
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sommet de l'Aiguille du Midi | Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 55 82 23
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Description
Welcome to one of the HIGHEST RESTAURANT IN EUROPEWHERE THE PASSION FOR THE MOUNTAINSAND THE LOVE OF GOOD FOOD MEET The cable car trip to the top of Aiguille du Midi is spectacular and the 360 ° view is breath taking! Make the most of it and try the new highlight of Aiguille du Midi: the Step into the Void®. This glass cage will give you the incredible feeling of standing over a 1000 m void.At an altitude of 3842 m, you are in the middle of one of the most visited natural sites in the world.The restaurant welcomes you with a warm atmosphere to the unique experience of a lunch at 3842 m.
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